Taster Courses at the University of Mannheim

Taster courses enable you to get a good idea of university life. The University of Mannheim offers you the possibility to attend regular lectures to get a first glimpse of our programs and life as a student. All of the taster course available give participants an insight into the contents and the methods of a subject.

For more opportunities to learn more about the programs of the University of Mannheim and to gain insights into university life, please see here:


Taster courses in the fall semester 2022

This fall semester 2022, you also have the option to attend regular lectures at the University of Mannheim: You can select one or several courses that are taught in the bachelor’s programs and participate in this or these courses. Please register in advance.

Just write an e-mail to Laura Trinkner (see contact details below), five days before the class takes place. We will send you an e-mail with more information. The lecture period begins on 5 September and ends on 9 December 2022.

  • English and American Studies

    Course titleTimeRoom
    Foundations of UK/US Economy and PoliticsTuesday, 3.30 p.m. – 5 p.m.EW 151
    VL Introduction to Linguistics, Course ATuesday, 8.30 a.m. – 10 a.m.EW 151
    VL Introduction to Literary Studies, Course AThursday, 1.45 p.m. – 3.15 p.m.B 144 Hörsaal (A 5, 6 Bauteil B)

     

  • Business Administration

    Course titleTimeRoom
    ACC 300 Grundlagen des betrieblichen Rechnungswesens

    Monday, 8.30 a.m. – 10 a.m. or

    Monday, 5.15 p.m. – 6.45 p.m. or

    Wednesday, 8.30 a.m. – 10 a.m. or

    Wednesday, 5.15 – 6.45 p.m.

    M003 / M003 / SN 169 / A3

    MAN301 Strategic and International ManagementMonday, noon – 1.30 p.m.A3
    ACC303 Financial Accounting I: Jahres- und KonzernabschlussTuesday, 5.15 p.m. – 6.45 p.m.SO 108
    TAX303 Taxation I: UnternehmensbesteuerungWednesday, noon – 1.30 p.m.SO 108
    FIN401 Corporate Finance and Risk Management

    Tuesday, 1.45 p.m. – 3.15 p.m. or

    Tuesday, 3.30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

    SN 169 / SO 108

    OPM301 Operations ManagementThursday, noon – 1.30 p.m.A3
  • German Studies

    Course titleTimeRoom
    VL Neuere Deutsche LiteraturWednesday, noon – 1.30 p.m.SN 169
    VL Schlüsselbegriffe der germanistischen LinguistikThursday, 8.30 a.m. – 10 a.m.M 003 PWC lecture hall

     

  • History

    Course TitleTimeRoom
    VL Einführung in die GeschichtswissenschaftFriday, 1.45 p.m. – 3.15 p.m.M 003 PWC lecture hall

     

  • Teacher Education

    Course TitleTimeRoom
    Einführung in die BildungspsychologieThursday, noon – 1.30 p.m.SO 108

     

  • Media and Communication Studies

    Course TitleTimeRoom
    VL Einführung in die MKWWednesday, 10.15 a.m. – 11.45 a.m.M 003 PWC lecture hall
    VL Mediale ÖffentlichkeitTuesday, 3.30 p.m. – 5 p.m..B 144 Hörsaal (A 5, 6 Bauteil B)

     

  • Philosophy

    Course TitleTimeRoom
    VL Einführung in die Geschichte der PhilosophieWednesday, noon – 1.30 p.m.EW 151

     

  • Political Science

    Course TitleTimeRoom
    Empirical Methods of Political ScienceTuesday, 10.15 a.m. – 11.45 a.m.M 003
    Einführung in die PolitikwissenschaftTuesday, 3.30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

    A 001

    Einführung in das politische System der BRDMonday, 5.15 p.m. – 6.45 p.m.A 001
    Einführung in die Internationalen BeziehungenTuesday, 8.30 a.m. – 10 a.m.S 108
    Einführung in die Politische SoziologieThursday, 5.15 p.m. – 6.45 p.m.A 001
  • Psychology

    Course TitleTimeRoom
    A2: Geschichte, Forschungsmethoden und ethische Grundsätze der PsychologieWednesday, 8.30 a.m. – 10 a.m.W 117 Hörsaal (Schloss Westflügel)
    B1: Quantitative Methoden I

    Tuesday, 5.15 p.m. – 6.45 p.m. or

    Friday, 3.30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

    SN 163
    C1: Planung, Durchführung, Auswertung und Präsentation empirischer UntersuchungenMonday, 8.30 a.m. – 10 a.m.SN 169
    H1: Biopsychologie und NeuropsychologieThursday, 10.15 a.m. – 11.45 a.m.M 003 PWC lecture hall
    L1: Work and Organizational PsychologyThursday, noon – 1.30 p.m.digitally live
    L2: Klinische Psychologie und PsychotherapieMonday, noon – 1.30 p.m.SN 163
    L4: Pädagogische PsychologieTuesday, 10.15 a.m. – 11.45 a.m.SO 108

     

  • Romance Studies

    Course TitleTimeRoom
    Expresión ITuesday, 3.30 p.m. – 5 p.m.157 Sprachlabor II (L 7, 3-5)
    Comprensión IMonday, 8.30 a.m. – 10 a.m.157 Sprachlabor II (L 7, 3-5)
    Traducción nivel básicoTuesday, 10.15 a.m. – 11.45 a.m.EW 154 lecture hall
    VL Einführung in die romanische Sprach- & MedienwissenschaftMonday, noon – 1.30 p.m.O 148 MVV Hörsaal (Schloss Ostflügel)
  • Sociology

    Course TitleTimeRoom
    Grundlagen der Soziologie

    Tuesday, 8.30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

    SN 169
    DatenerhebungWednesday, 8.30 a.m. – 10 a.m.A 001

     

  • Integrated Program in Law

    Course TitleTimeRoom
    Allgemeine Rechtsgeschäftslehre einschließlich methodischer Grundlagen

    Tuesday, 1.45 p.m. – 3.15 p.m. or

    Wednesday, noon – 1.30 p.m.

    SO 108 / A3 001
    HaftungsrechtFriday, 8.30 a.m. – 10 a.m.SO 108
    Deutsches Wirtschaftsverfassungsrecht

    Friday, 10.15 a.m. – 11.45 a.m.

    SO 108
    Strafrecht AT

    Monday, 3.30 p.m. – 5 p.m. or

    Thursday, noon – 1.30 p.m.

    EW 242
  • Economics

    Course TitleTimeRoom

    Analysis and Linear Algebra A

    Thursday, 8.30 a.m. – 10 a.m. (weekly)or

    Thursday, 3.30 p.m. – 5 p.m. (every other week)

    SN 163 / SO 108
    Grundlagen der Volkswirtschaftslehre

    Monday, 1.45 p.m. – 3.15 p.m. or

    Wednesday, 1.45 – 3.15 p.m.

    001.A (A 3 Bibl., Hörsaalgebäude)
    Internationale Ökonomik

    Wednesday, 5.15 – 6.45 p.m.

    SN 169

    Macroeconomics B

    Thursday, 10.15 a.m. – 11.45 a.m. (weekly) or

    Thursday, 1.45 p.m. – 3.15 p.m. (every other week)

    004 Hörsaal (L 9, 1-2)

    Microeconomics B

    Wednesday, 10.15 a.m. – 11.45 a.m. (weekly) or

    Wednesday, 1.45 p.m. – 3.15 p.m. (every other week)

    004 Hörsaal (L 9, 1-2)
    Economic History

    Friday, 1.45 p.m. – 3.15 p.m.

     

    A 001 (B 6, 23–25 Bauteil A)

     

  • Economic and Business Education

    Course TitleTimeRoom
    Grundlagen der WirtschaftspädagogikTuesday, 3.30 p.m. – 5 p.m.A3
    Wirtschaftsberufliche Kompetenzentwicklung IWednesday, 10.15 a.m. – 11.45 a.m.SN 169
    Bildungsmanagement I: BerufsausbildungTuesday, 10.15 a.m. – 11.45 a.m.SN 163
    Bildungsmanagement III: Lernkultur in OrganisationenThursday, 1.45 p.m. – 3.15 p.m.SN 169
    Verarbeitung von ForschungsdatenWednesday, 8.30 a.m. – 10 a.m.SN 163

     

  • Mathematics in Business and Economics

    Course TitleTimeRoom
    MAT 301 Analysis I

    Wednesday, noon – 1.30 p.m. or

    Friday, 10.15 a.m. – 11.45 a.m.

     

    A001, (B6, Bauteil A)

    MAT 303 Lineare Algebra I

    Tuesday, 10.15 a.m. – 11.45 a.m. or

    Thursday, 8.30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

     

    A001, (B6, Bauteil A)
    SEM 468/MAS 532 Seminar Modellierung, Numerik und Optimierung

    Friday, 10.15 a.m. – 11.45 a.m.

     

    C 015 (A5,6, Bauteil C)
  • Business Informatics

    Course TitleTimeRoom
    IE 675 b Machine Learning

    Tuesday, 8.30 a.m. – 10 a.m. or

    Wednesday, 8.30 a.m. – 10 a.m. or

    Thursday, noon – 1.30 p.m.

    A 101 (B 6, Bauteil A)

    CS 560 Large-Scale Data Management

    Tuesday, 10.15 a.m. – 11.45 a.m. or

    Thursday, 1.45 p.m. – 3.15 p.m. or

    Friday, 10.15 a.m. – 11.45 a.m.

    A 101 (B 6, Bauteil A)

Recordings that are permanently available

The University of Mannheim also provides recordings of past taster courses.

Just write a short e-mail to Laura Trinkner so that we can grant you access to these materials.

 

  • Business Administration

    Course titleTime

    IS 401 Integrated Information Systems (English)
    digitally live & recorded (only the first half of the semester)

    Video recording will follow

    MAN 401 Organization and Human Resource Management (English)
    digitally live & recorded
    Video recording
    MKT 301 Marketing I (German)
    digitally live & recorded (only until Easter)

    Video recording

  • History

    Course TitleTime
    VL Die späte römische RepublikAudio recording
  • Media and Communication Studies

    Course TitleTime
    VL Audiovisuelle MedienVideo recording
  • Psychology

    Course titleTime

    J1: Differential Psychology and Personality Research

    Video recording
    Allgemeine Psychologie II: Motivationstheorie (Part 1)Video recording
    Allgemeine Psychologie II: Emotionstheorie (Part 2)Video recording
  • Economics

    Course titleTime
    VL Statistik IVideo recording

Registration and questions relating to the taster courses

Laura Trinkner

Laura Trinkner

Prospective Student Advising Center
University of Mannheim
Division II – Student Affairs
L 1, 1
68161 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
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